Tom Hiddleston And Benedict Cumberbactch Poster
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal as Loki the mischievous and morally uncertain brother, has become a popular character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With the huge number of fans he has, Disney+ has given Loki the title of his own spinoff series. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his role as Loki in Thor however, he has many other talents, too. A few interesting facts about the actor’s life as well as his career are listed below.
In college, Tom Hiddleston was known as “Piddle.”
Tom Hiddleston was raised by his physicist father James Hiddleston, and his casting director mother, Diana Hiddleston. His birthplace was Westminster, London. Hiddleston was born to a family that was scientific, but he always had an fascination with the arts and was awed by watching his mother perform. Although he studied acting at Eton College, he was called “Piddle” by his fellow students due to his surname.
Thor star Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston was a student at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming very involved in stage production at the college level. He worked for a long time in the theatre, before taking the leap to film, and it was at the Academy that he first met Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Although Hiddleston did not have any previous acting previous experience Branagh took him on to take his role as the main character of the villain Loki that he’s maintained for more than a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s original intention was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s breakout role was Thor in the movie, however, he actually tried out for the part. While he performed screen-tests for the role wearing a wig and muscle-bound physique, director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to choose Tom Hiddleston as Loki because due to his irresistible sense of humor.
The character actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a polyglot multilingual who is proficient in a variety of tongues. In preparation for his part in Kong: Skull Island, Hiddleston even learned Mandarin. In addition to being a skilled public speaker, he’s also an accomplished singer, having appeared in various musicals and plays.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is known for his charitable works alongside his acting career. He is an advocate for children’s issues and has worked to support organizations like WaterAid and The Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his position as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
Hiddleston’s love of dance is evident in his character and in particular in High-Rise. In the film, which required for him perform his dance routine in a ballroom, was trained in the tango, as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most talented actors to play the Bard.
Hiddleston has performed in numerous Shakespearean productions, which shows his broad experience in theatre. He has performed on the stage as Cassio in Othello playing Cassio as Cassio and Henry IV as Prince Hal in London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged at London’s West End stage, he portrayed Prince Fortinbras.
When it is performing, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just belong in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has voiced his character in several audio books that include The Testament of Loki, where he tells stories of his iconic character, as well as The Night Manager the audiobook version of the novel written by John Le Carre. To his role in the game The Avengers, he lent his voice too.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient speaking French and Spanish in addition to his native English. Hiddleston also has a bit of German and Italian. With his fluency of Spanish and Italian, he was able to utilize it in his role for Sir Thomas Sharpe in the 2015 film Crimson Peak. In the stage production of the Ibsen novel Enemy of the People, Hiddleston also sang in German.
Actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Through the decades, Hiddleston has contributed to numerous worthy causes. He’s been an Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the organization’s message and soliciting donations for children in need. He also has visited refugee camps and has helped draw attention to the dire situation of Syrian refugees through volunteering with The International Medical Corps. In addition, he’s been an ambassador of the World Food Programme, where he has promised to do what he can to put an end to world hunger.
In addition, Tom Hiddleston is a budding DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested acting; he’s also a musician. He’s performed the role of DJ at a number of functions like the Loki series’s premiere event. Star actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he has been DJing for over a decade and has performed at a few bars in London. He has described DJing as an “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a medium that gives his “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a famous meme.
Fans love Hiddleston so much because of his portrayal of Loki which has seen his face used in countless memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech